Time to let the chickens out

With about a foot or more of snow, we still had to get out there and get the chickens out. Usually a 5 minute ordeal, the walk, drop the bucket, pour the food, open the door walk back. Today, just the walk felt like 5 min.

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The snow was up to the top of our boots. It was a fairly hard walk out there. The hens were making a bunch of noise cause they are used to the door popping open within a minute or two of hearing us in the fence area.

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Then it was the digging out the coop and getting them a path to the food.

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Once the snow stops we will head back out and throw down some straw. They expect another 1 to 3 inches today. Then 40s maybe 50s by the weekend. Rumor has it 60s next week.